Design Builders & Contractor Inc

Construction and contracting with a clear focus on institutions 

Welcome to Design Builders and Contractors Inc, where excellence meets efficiency in every project. Our mission is to provide unparalleled construction and renovation services to institutional and commercial clients, delivering exceptional results with a focus on quality craftsmanship and timely execution

As you navigate through our website, you’ll discover our commitment to excellence reflected in our vision to redefine the standards of construction and renovation in the industry. With a unique value proposition centered around family-owned operations and lightning-fast response times, we pride ourselves on being the go-to choice for clients seeking reliability, professionalism, and prompt service. 

About Us

At Design Builders and Contractors Inc, we specialize in collaborating closely with building managers, particularly at esteemed institutions like Harvard University. Led by Patrick Gleason, our team brings decades of experience and expertise to every project we undertake. 

Our comprehensive services range from custom shelf installations to office painting, covering a wide spectrum of projects, including those valued at up to $4 million. What sets us apart from our competitors is our unwavering commitment to promptness and accessibility. With a remarkable 30-minute response time in Cambridge and a dedicated presence on campus, we prioritize our clients’ needs, whether it’s an emergency or a scheduled project. 

But what truly distinguishes us is our extensive experience and longstanding relationship with Harvard University. For nearly 40 years, we’ve been serving Harvard, understanding every aspect of their systems, expectations, and campus dynamics. As the sole client we’ve ever served since 1985, we’ve developed an intimate knowledge of their needs and requirements, ensuring seamless execution and unparalleled results. 



Custom Shelf Installation


Comercial Construction Projects


General Contracting Work


Office Painting


Plumbing and Pipeline


Institutional Renovations
We specialize in serving building managers and academic institutions, providing prompt and reliable service with a focus on quality craftsmanship.

To get in touch with us, please fill out the form below or contact Patrick Gleason directly at (781) 983-4506 or via email at [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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